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CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 8:00pm EST
sweater. joe and craig from tampa where the bolts are trying to pay back washington for an early loss the capital ory. power play goal and there's the ricochet and that's a wicked back hander arc one timer back hand which is hard to execute. 33 in the previous 28 in kills, joe. that's a big power play and a booth for tampa bay. joe: the tampa bay lightning have lost 12 in a row to washington and have a 2-0 advantage over the capps in the game's first period. brian ponthier stalked by alex ovenchin. alex ovenchin, knuble and backstrom continue to ash treeo for bruce boudreau. >> i think tampa bay has breaking streak on their mind because they broke it against new jersey which is up to ten games. joe: knuble bracing himself and backstrom gave brian ponthier fits as the capitals can't touch it. that would have been offside. jeff halpern late in the shift able to tee it up for tampa. lundin misfires and jason chimera with a touchup and it is an icing call against the lightning. let's hear it for more cadillac, proud supporter of washington hockey, they have been the premier cadillac
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
between washington and baltimore, travel times are in our favor of this morning along 95. someone set 66 b spam, he was involved in a fender bender -- 66 eastbound. they have moved on to the left shoulder. i will take you live to the beltway and university boulevard. traffic heading away from us is the inner loop and is moving nicely. chopper bill will be out in just a little while. now to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> 6:12, 28 degrees. >> bad weather has one maryland town on the edge of disaster, literally. >> the latest from haiti. hundreds, maybe eve >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington," with doug mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your sid >>> in our top stories, aftershocks continue to rattle the capital of haiti after yesterday's devastating earthquake. many buildings were toppled. possibly thousands of people are under the rubble. rescue teams from virginia and california are being sent there to help out. >> the general assembly's kickoff in maryland and virginia. t
Univision
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
diarreica o de enfermedades respatorias. " de visita en washington, el gobernador de puerto rico anuncio que enviara brigadas de rescate. la senadora de nueva york kirsten gillibrand le escribio al presidente obama para pedirle extender un estatus de proteccion temporal a haitianos que residan en estados unidos. "ademas el departamento de seguridad nacional informo que sus agencias migratorias detuvieron por el momen÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ preocupacion al desconocer la situacion en que se encuentran seres queridos en haiti... mientras tanto, ÷iglesias y organizaciones sin fines de lucro se unen para recolectar donaciones para asistir en las labores de emergencia en uel pais caribeÑo... claudia uceda nos tiene esta parte de la informacion... el area metropolitana se hizo presente...mas de 70 miembros del cuerpo de rescate de fairfax ya estan en haiti buscando sobrevivientes entre los escombros... y este, fin de semana todas las iglesias catolicas, recolectaran dinero en las misas.... "que por favor, manden dinero, es mejor mandar diner
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
, washington. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> questar with brian van de graaff. what is the chance of a warm-up today -- we start with brian van de graaff. >> it is seasonable for today. we are on target for war we should be. upper 40's today. we should be near 50 on friday. temperatures will climb. we will look for temperatures to climb into the mid and upper 30's with some sunshine. not a bad-looking afternoon. now to lisa baden. >> we are going to show you pictures of what is happening at a water main break. university boulevard, a sizable border main break. a portion of the roadway is blocked. university boulevard a piney branch road. the police will help you get through the area. everything is open in virginia. nothing on the beltway to report. we're good on the greenway, the dulles toll road. a beautiful trip out near dulles airport. newschopper 7 in just a little while. >> thank you. >>> we begin with the latest on the developing story haiti. >> a powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the capital. it was
Univision
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
lugares no habia suministro de electricidad... en washington, el presidente barack obama dijo que sus plegarias y reflexiones estaban con el pueblo de haiti, y anadio que su pais esta listo para ayudar a la nacion caribena en el condado a, quiere ser elr candidato hispano a sheriff en las proximas elecciones de septiembre y busca ganar la simpatia del voto de los latinos... jose angel aguirre nos tiene detalles a trabajado por mas de 26 aÑos como policia , fue infante de marina,,, rafael enrique hylton originario del canal de panama ...hijo mayor de una familia humilde panameÑa de 5 hermanos dos de estos prominentes policias quiere ser candidato a sheriff en el condado de prince george's y ser la voz latina en la comunidad por que yo he trabajado con mi comunidad muchos aÑos no soy un recien llegado yo fui la persona que empezo hacer el festival hispano en langley park en 1981... rafael reconoce que muchos latinos de su comunida tiene anima adversion hacia los departamentos de policia que ejecutan programas migratorios como el
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 4:00am EST
city. all that plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. this is a fox news alert. the drama is building aheald of what was once considered a relatively undramatic special election to fill the open senate seat that late saturdsenator ted kennedy filled for decades. a rasmussen report released an hour ago shows scott brown closing the gap over democrat martha coakley. it was nine points a week ago. brown leans in the democratic leaning public policy poll taken last week, while coakley was up 15 in a recent boston globe survey. correspondent molly l moll moll reports. >> reporter: a once unthinkable political scenario is developing in massachusetts. once considered a virtual lock for the democrat, relatively unknown republican is mounting a serious challenge within striking distance of victory. >> wants to go back to the bush-cheney policy providing for the -- >> you can run against bush-cheney but i'm scott brown. i drive a truck. >> reporter: the candidates squared off in a contentious final debate last night. republican scott brown presen
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00am EST
port-au-prince, the capital city of 2 million people. here in washington, president obama is vowing a swift response from the u.s. this rescue and recovery effort will be complex and challenging, as we move resources into haiti, we will be working closely with partners on the ground, including the many ngos from haiti and across haiti. the united nations stabilization mission, which appears to have suffered its own losses, and our partners in the region and around the world. this must truly be an international effort. >> the most powerful earthquake to strike haiti in more than 200 years. it was felt as far away as cuba. >> it is a disaster of enormous proportions, one that demands a comparable relief effort. as a result this morning, aid is pouring in from around the world. fairfax county's urban search and rescue team is among those who have answered the call. news 4's tracee wilkins joins us live from dulles international airport, where that team is getting ready to deploy. tracee? >> reporter: good morning, joe. they are still getting ready to deploy, but the good news is they'v
Univision
Jan 12, 2010 11:30pm EST
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CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
district we start the year listening and now more than ever i think it's important that washington d.c. listen to the american people and their priority and so please feel free just to make a comment. don't be self-conscious about the additional press that's here. we'll get you a microphone and we'll look forward to your remarks. and if there's a question in there, we'll take our best shot at it. let me open with a couple of remarks on an issue that's breaking as we speak across the country. and despite the fact that i just returned to an or from a trip to afghanistan and i'm happy to elaborate on what i saw and there's a reporá coming out today the about the incident that took mace on christmas day in detroit, i'd like to focus on healthcare reform and legislation that's moving behind closed doors on capitol hill as we speak today. first let me say emphatically and i know i speak on behalf, not only of my other republican colleagues in indiana but those throughout the congress. we need healthcare in this country that lowers the cost of health insurance and healthcare for the american
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
report of some degree many the roadway on the inner loop at washington boulevard and a water main break. more details when we come back. jamie and megan back to you. >>> 6:09, sir r mix a lot and they have been on the song baby got back. >> have a little junk in your trunk actually is a good thing. >>> and a pipe, the deal to get you if you decide to donate blood. >>> i'm conan o'brien and i may soon be available for children's parties. >> the jokes keep coming at nbc's expense but what conan o'brien has to say about the proposal to move the tonight show. cc what's going on? we ordered a gift online and we really need to do something with it... i'm just not sure what... what is it? oh just return it. returning gifts is easier than ever with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. plus i can pick it up for free. perfect because we have to get that outta this house. c'mon, it's not that... gahh, oh yeah that's gotta go... priority mail flat rate shipping starts at $4.95 only from the postal service. a simple
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
know how many yet. right now we are working together, all haitians in washington, virginia and maryland like we did last time during the hurricanes. to help our brothers in haiti. >> reporter: he and other local leaders met with the republic's ambassador to the united states to get updated and brainstorm relief plans. >> we participated in the revolutionary war of the united states. we helped you guys. in latin america, we helped simon bolivar to liberate the boliviancountries. today we are seeking the same solidarity. >> reporter: raymond joseph says it's been non-stop meeting with the state department and ting to speak with haiti's president whose palatial home was levelled. >> in the palace, it has been hit that hard. just the flimsy, flimsy abode hanging on the heels around port-au-prince must be just like cardboard. >> reporter: the numbers of dead and injured are staggering given the level of catastrophe. it's not surprising to those who know the country well. >> port-au-prince was built for a population of 50,000. and today, in and around port-au-prince we have 2 million
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
closure of a restaurant that was owned by a former washington redskin. the bar ran into financial trouble after the former football star declared bankruptcy. he claims his firm gave him a series of loans to keep that restaurant opened. >> by the next week, when we were supposed to get the money back, i cannot pay you. i did not make enough money. can we get more money? >> declaims that he owes him more than 300,000. arington never paid him any money and is not taking any calls. we tried to contact him, and we received no response. >>> two local venues are in the running to host games during the 2018 or 2022 world cup. among the 18 sites were baltimore and fedex field in landover. the u.s. is seen as a major contender for 2022. fifa's executive committee will vote later this year. 2022? >> how you think about playing outdoors? >> i will be here giving the weather. i will be here. i manot make sense by then, but i will be here. it is cold out there. it is pretty nice to get into the 40's, may be near 50 degrees. we will take that. we will start in this city at children's hospital --
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
the fox all-stars, right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. death is everywhere in port-au-prince, haiti, tonight. the capital city was virtually at ground zero of the most powerful earthquake to hit the area in almost 250 years. estimate of the dead range from tens of thousands to to 100,000. many more are homeless, hungry and hurting. we begin our coverage with the white house correspondent wendell goler live in dominican republic. >> good evening. we believe the air force managed to evacuate a plane load of injured presumably for treatment of hospital. but the dark has fallen and that may be the only plane that t flies out of port-au-prince today. recovery and relief efforts are largely uncoordinated. several main hospitals, the doctors without borders declared inoperable. medical care provided by cuban med center and hotels now. government of haiti was affected by the earthquake. parliament and presidential palace and the u.n. mission. some of the people who would have led the recovery efforts are simply not available. reports indicate that resc
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
that at the top of the newscast. with us in washington, d.c., pat buchanan, margaret carlson. in new york, mike barnicle. >> an interesting war heating up between one of america's largest and most powerful corporations and china. google is threatening to exit china. on the front page of "the wall street journal" and we'll talk a good bit about conan o'brien and jay leno. late night wars that heat up. >>> first, let's go to news, mika. and certainly have lots to talk about in haiti and beyond. >>> breaking news from haiti. because it is day break, revealing a picture of complete devastation this morning after haiti's capital was all but destroyed in the most powerful earthquake to hit the region in more than 200 years. the magnitude 7.0 quake was centered just ten miles from port-au-prince, an impoverished city of almost 2 million people. the extent of the damage and death toll is just coming to light. tens of thousands homeless and power and communication systems remain cut off. the exact number of victims is not clear. humanitarian workers are bracing for the worse. rescue efforts f
FOX
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
. high ranging from the mid-30s out to the west, winchester, 36. to the low 40s. washington, 40 degrees. fredericksburg, 4 # for a high. we'll have more details on the forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> boy, don't those 40s sound good. thank you. >>> let's get a look at traffic early this morning. >> we are starting off pretty quiet traveling the beltway between annandale and merrifield. 395 coming across the 14th street bridge, the lane are open with light easy traffic coming across the potomac. for those traveling up in montgomery county, the problem is an accident along university boulevard as you try to make your way past piney branch. no accidents to report on the northbound side. southbound traffic still blocked at the scene. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> now torkts breaking news we're following this morning. a staggering blow to an already impoverished country. >> haiti hit by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake. chaos in the streets. the national palace crumbled. sarah simmons is in fairfax county where a rescue team is set to deploy. >> reporter:
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
trapped inside of the mission where they were. our correspondent has more from washington. >> in the capital of port-au- prince, devastation and buildings flattened to rubble. the presidential palace is affected though he is said to be unhurt. there is many can -- much confusion. as aid workers moved in overnight, patients arriving in miami said that the quake rocked the airport as they left. >> it was such a big impact. secretary clinton is in hawaii. >> we will be providing military relief and humanitarian assistance. our prayers are with the people who have suffered. >> the earthquake occurred just a few miles away from the capital. >> we are going to expect a lot of damage. haitians in florida are frustrated and able to reach family. >> sort and rescue teams -- search and rescue teams in virginia and california are getting ready for their rescue mission. many are set to arrive today. they want to clear the runway and make sure it is safe. >> despite the cold weather, dozens of residents in baltimore went to city hall to protest the pensions of dixon. it was organized on facebook.
FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 10:00pm EST
went to a coakley event here tonight in washington. >> reporter: the next five days can decide the state of kennedy seat how kerry agreesed -- addressed supporters. in an e-mail. a fundraiser held here tonight at this capitol hill restaurant. miss coakley enjoyed a commanding lead at one point according to a new rasmussen poll the race has tightened to two points. what are your thoughts? >> we've never paid attention to polls in the primary or jen we are working hard to win. we are going to get our message out. >> reporter: why are you in washington tonight? >> we planned an event after the primary there would be a unity event in washington. we are also in the middle of a very intense campaign and we are facing a candidate from massachusetts supported by scream right groups, including many -- by extreme right groups, including many groups pouring money into massachusetts and who are attacking and destroying my record i'm doing everything i need to, to be competitive as well as working with democrats here and in massachusetts who will support a candidate who will stanford for gettin
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
live the ten commandments, try that one on for size. i don't think you can go to washington and not lose your soul. i've never met somebody who went to washington and came back and i said you're a better person. have you? >> come to think of it, i don't know if i have, glenn. >> glenn: how do you -- because the parties, the system is so infected, how do you as an individual go in -- i'm not asking if you're going to run. but let's just say you were going to run. how do you go in and how do i as voter know you're not going to cut so many side deals to get that power that by the time you had that power you're no longer who we needed? >> i think a voter first needs to sin veerly know -- it sounds impossible, but sincerely know who that candidate is to see what their track record and to see if they had lost their soul along the way. >> glenn: we're not even talking about track record anymore. we're not talking about how did you vote? we're talking about trust. how do you restore trust and honor, how do we even know anymore? >> that is what everybody is asking. that is what those who are
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 4:00pm EST
know, you'll know. first from washington to the white house and huddle. no sooner had the president addressed the nation on helping haiti then he was behind closed doors helping democrats save healthcare. tonight the first indications who is being saved and let's say they're friends of the president. welcome, i'm neil cavuto. chalk one up for the unions. not fans of the cadillac healthcare tax that create the friction. nancy pelosi pushing hard to exempt them and the president may be ready to crack indians are poised to walk scot-free on paying anything at all. former vice president is ticked off now because dan quayle is here and only here now. joining me i'm happy to say, former vice president of these united states, dan quayle. >> good to see you. >> neil: you always have a day where you have a crisis and a few miles away from our shores and then the crisis domestically. that's when you test presidential leadership. >> is shows how many things the president has to do in a day. and he gets up in the morning and he says here's my schedule. here's the agenda and guess what, the agen
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 7:00pm EST
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ABC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
sacred heart church in northwest washington. >>this church in northwest washington has a large haitian ministry. tonight parishioners here are very concerned about one of their spiritual leaders who is in haiti and has not been heard from since the earthquake hit. those folks are like many others in the washington, d.c., area, who are concerned about loved ones far away. grief and worry are gripping students on the campus of howard university. nearly 100 students and staff gathered at the university's chapel at noon to pay for earthquake -- pray for earthquake victims. she is worried about her parents, and she has not been able to contact. >> i just thought this was a nightmare. i just -- i just spoke to my dad two days ago and now i cannot find them. >> a sophomore is concerned that his parents did not survive the earthquake. >> i am nervous, very anxious, everything. because i have been calling since yesterday at 6:00 until now. i cannot get through. >> at the shrine of the sacred heart, fartther steve is playing -- praying for his colleague who left two days ago for retreat.
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 2:00am EST
backed by the federal housing initiative. on "washington journal" tomorrow morning, two house members on the attempted bombing of the northwest airlines flight. the democratic rep is a member of the intelligence committee, and republican representative peter hoekstra is the ranking member. we will take questions on the unemployment rate and plans for job creation, and we will discuss education. this is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of live events to tell you about tomorrow morning. the first meeting of the inquiry commission is on c-span 2. they look at the causes of the financial situation, including testimony from the bank of america, morgan stanley, j.p. morgan chaise, and goldman sachs. and witnesses include representatives from the department of defense and state and the head of the u.s. pacific command. that is live at 10:00 a.m. eastern. >> the deadline is approaching to enter the 2010 student cam contest. top prize $5,000. just create a five minutes to 8 minute video on one of our country's greatest strengths or of challenge the country faces. enter bef
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
of the washington monument this morning, pointing towards the skies which are basally clear right now, i believe. we'll find out from tom. 28 degrees, going to get warmer though. >> yes, finally. it does appear we have a warmup, but commencing beginning today, not a big warmup, we'll take every degree we can take. right now it's in the upper 20s in montgomery county and prince george's county, in the mid and upper 20s in fairfax and arlington counties, now 28 in washington, and in the 20s generally all around the region now. the windchills are getting better. the winds have died down a little bit. they're in the low 20s, and the view from space clear skies, a partly cloudy day with highs reaching near 40. that's near the average high of 42 this time of year. it ought to hit the mid 40s with lots of sunshine tomorrow. then near 50 on friday and again on saturday with morning lows near 30. we'll have increasing clouds saturday night. could be a storm system affecting us on sunday and into the first part of next week. we'll take a look at that coming up in a few minutes. now we check
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
mission where they were. our correspondent has more from washington. >> in the capital of port-au- prince, devastation and buildings flattened to rubble. the presidential palace is affected though he is said to be unhurt. there is many can -- much confusion. people looked for love the ones. as aid workers moved in overnight, patients arriving in miami said that the quake rocked the airport as they left. >> i thought it was a plane hitting the building. >> it was such a big impact. secretary clinton is in hawaii. >> we will be providing military relief and humanitarian assistance. our prayers are with the people who have suffered. >> the earthquake occurred just a few miles away from the capital. >> we are going to expect a lot of damage. haitians in florida are frustrated and able to reach family. -- unable to reach family. >> sort and rescue teams -- search and rescue teams in virginia and california are getting ready for their rescue mission. many are set to arrive today. they want to clear the runway and make sure it is safe. wbal tv 11 news. >> if you would like to contribute to the r
PBS
Jan 12, 2010 7:00pm EST
another one? susie, those will be the key questions in washington tomorrow. >> susie: tom, there's sure to be a lot of finger pointing. now a new panel will try to figure out what brought the american financial system to the brink of collapse. >> tom: it's the financial crisis inquiry commission. and for its first meeting, the heads of the nation's biggest banks have been called to explain what they did and didn't do. here's darren gersh with a preview of what to expect. >> reporter: what more could they say? big bank c.e.o.s have been dragged before congress. they have been summoned to the white house. now, economist simon johnson says the crisis commission should find out whether these lords of finance have really learned anything. >> the perception that we've had, somewhat from a distance is that they remain very arrogant, they don't recognize the mistakes that they've made and they don't understand the nature of dangerous power which they have accumulated. >> reporter: to understand that power, johnson and other observers say, the panel must get down into the nitty gritty of decisio
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
for them inheir time of need. >>> tonight, the haitian embassy in washington has been in communications with officials in port-au-prince. they're working on plans to raise many for the victims of the earthquake. elaine reyes joins us live from northwest d.c. with more. elaine? >> communication has been spotty all day, but they are certainly doing their best. they have planned a candlelight vigil for 7:30 here tonight for anyone who wants to come out. i can tell you it's been very busy. the phones have been ringing off the hook with haitian-americans worried about their loved ones back home. helpless is what haitian-americans feel when watching images from their home country. >> when you pray you find your strength. we are praying and working hard to see what the best way to help our brothers and sisters in haiti is. >> reporter: he and other leaders met with the republic's ambassador to the united states to get updated and brainstorm relief plans. >> we participated in the revolutionary war of the united states. we helped you guys. in latin america, we helped simon boliva
FOX
Jan 13, 2010 9:00am EST
obama offered his thoughts and prayers. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> now the u.s. has already begun efforts to get aid to the region. >> haitian console ats are teaming up to help rally the troops and gurvir dhindsa has the latest outside of the u.s. embassy. good morning. >> reporter: good morning allison and tony. haitis ambassador to the united states said now is the time for all haitians and those in other countries to pull together to help this very poor country through a devastating time. they've been through difficult times before and he said haitians will come out of this stronger and united. he said they're a courageous people. he's going to meet with the u.s. state department to discuss more about what sort of aid this country needs. >> the state department has called me to come in and sit down to try to coordinate any help that they're going to give haiti. but, as i said, we don't know what is next until there is an assessment, until we know truly that the port-au-prince airport is open. >> reporter: and that assessment may take some time. this earthquake hi
CNBC
Jan 13, 2010 4:00pm EST
washington. wrapping up interviews there, coming up. >>> a look at the day on wall street by moving into the financials as the day winds on. it had been close to 80 points. finishing the day at 10,681. s&p 500 picked up 9.5. and the nasdaq composite was strong. technology and leadership on the upside. up 25 points up on nasdaq. and now above 2,300 at 2,307. top story, some of wall street's biggest names on the hot seat on capitol hill in front of lawmakers look for answers to the recent financial crisis. cnbc's david faber has been manning the ship in washington. he has all of the highlights and the takeaways from today's key hearings. david, over to you. >> reporter: thanks, maria. today's first panel hearing in front of this inquiry commission, which will continue its work for the balance of 2010, did include some fireworks and some pointed questions from chairman, phil angelides. the first q&a was devoted solely to questions to blankfein. i asked angelides later. why the focus on goldman sachs and why the focus on some key transactions involving synthetic cdos? >> in 2004, the fb
CNBC
Jan 13, 2010 3:00pm EST
the comeback in financial, but really we first begin in washington, where really things are taking center stage as far as investors are concerned. a list of wall street big names from lloyd blankfein to jamie dimon, jay mack, brian moynihan, all of those facing lawmakers today to answer questions about the root of the financial crisis. what went wrong? take you right now to washington, cnbc's david faber is live after speaking with jamie dimon earlier. david, over to you. >> reporter: thanks, maria. yeah, an interesting day here in terms of panel one of the inquiry commission into the financial crisis and of course you just named the panelists that were on that panel. went about 2 1/2 hours or some. most of it taken up by questions for lloyd blankfein, the chairman and ceo of goldman sachs. but afterwards, i did have a chance to speak with jamie dimon and we talked about an issue of course is always on people's minds, namely, compensation, as we're right in the middle or about to commence i should say bonus season for most of the big wall street firms. and i asked dimmon whether or
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
bureau chief for "market watch," will take your questions about job creation. "washington journal" is next. . host: over at the capitol today we are going to see the first meeting of an entity called the financial industry inquiry commission, appointed by congress, bipartisan, their job will be to talk to the big bank chiefs about the financial crisis, how it happened, and what will happen in the future. that is at 9:00 a.m. we would like to ask you what you would ask the bankers today at that meeting. for democrats, 202-737-0002. for republicans, 202-737-0001. for independents, 202-628-0205. we will begin at the port today -- court today, where david savage is a long time reporter. two items we have on our minds. one is citizens united verses the sec. what is the situation there? what are we likely to hear today? >> we do not know if we will hear anything. we will simply be ready at 10:00 this morning. you never know when the court is going to decide something. the the issue is whether the supreme court is going to say corporations have a right to free speech, to spend as much as
CNBC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00am EST
>>> good morning. washington wants the white house, taking credit for the creation of 2 million jobs and preparing to announce t.a.r.p. fees. >>> china challenges, google threatens to pull out of the country and the u.s. equities at this hour, under a bit of appreciate dwrur and around the flat line as "squawk box" begins right now. >> good wednesday morning. welcome to squawk here on cnbc. i'm carl quintanilla along with joe kernen and carl quintanilla. i want to get to this morning's headlines. the white house says emergency spending measures last year saved up to 2 million jobs. harwood will join us in a few minutes with the latest on that. a senior administration officials says the president will announce plans tomorrow to raise up to $120 billion for fees on major financial firms. society generale issuing a mrovt warning today. the bank hit by new write-downs to the tune of 2 billion from risky assets. we will head overseas for reaction in a few minutes. >>> and a major earthquake hit haiti. and google, you saw this, threatening to leave china. the tech giant warns it will
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
club today. my name is mark, i am the washington correspondent for workforce management, business magazine published by crain communications and ibm the chair of the national press club news makers committee however i am coming near the end of my tenure and in three days the new chair will be -- he is a member of the clutter and is it to be the news anchor chair for 2010. he writes for the india today group and also as a reporter for age and i also want to thank matt of the ad for kidder's group, press club member who helped us put together today's timely newsmaker. and today we are going to address the health care reform bill that is the subject of negotiations right now between the house and senate. we are pleased to welcome to the national press club south carolina attorney general henry mcmaster, he is one of 13 state attorneys general to sign a recent letter to senate majority leader harry reid and house speaker nancy pelosi protesting a provision of the health care bill that obligates the federal governor to pick up the entire cost of medicaid expansion in nebraska. critics
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
we are going to bury the dead. we are going to -- >> the voice of fort washington came to the embassy to help. but the more time that passes without communication with her husband's family, the more she worries. >> there's a family member whose entire family is from the epicenter and they have no word. they pretty much last night said we're getting ready for funerals. >> we have a large community here. >> he has been the voice of haiti on washington's wpfw for more than a quarter of a century. his homeland has seen plenty of agony in 26 years, but never anything as bad as this. >> my friends, my family, and you know, i cry sometimes. >> but he says haiti's years of upheaval may have made this earthquake even more deadly. >> we living in a country where people do whatever they want to do. for example, we have no building codes. we have no construction vandals. no nothing. so, it was kind of expected. >> back now live, there is a slogan on the flag. it says unity makes strength. many americans are hoping that somehow out of all of this, haiti emerges more unified and stronger. lesli. >>
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 6:30pm EST
powerful banks were summoned to washington today, facing tough questions about the financial crisis and big wall street bonuses. while all the bank leaders admitted mistakes, jamie dimon was defiant about bonuses, saying, "i believe our compensation packages have been and remain appropriate." jon karl caught up with the bankers outside the hearing. >> reporter: just one last thing. does wall street get it? you heard the president suggest that you guys don't get it. do you want -- don't understand the anger of the tax payers, the high unemployment rate. the big bonuses, people getting laid off, you don't see a disconnect there? >> i think we're very sensitive to all those areas. >> reporter: where is the accountability? >> people lost jobs, people have paid back t.a.r.p. money with interest. >> reporter: but the big bonuses that we're seeing from the same companies that got the t.a.r.p. money. how do you explain that? what about other executives at your company? >> you have to deal with them. >> reporter: you're the chairman. you're the one giving the bonuses. >> executives hailing a
HLN
Jan 12, 2010 10:00pm EST
reportedly packing up and moving to washington state. 800 miles away, despite the fact his wife still remains missing. josh powell will call this upscale washington community his new home. >> do you have any idea what happened to her? >> no. maybe she's somewhere. >> josh powell, the sole person of interest in his wife, susan's, disappearance, hitching up the moving van and driving it back to his father's home in washington, where he'll reportedly live with his 4 and 2-year-old sons. those sons allegedly went camping with powell the night susan disappeared to test the generator and make s'mores in freezing cold conditions. >> the whole thing sounds suspicious. >> west valley police say joshua powell remains their only person of interest in susan's disappearance. >> if it was my wife that disappeared i think i would have stayed and i would have certain talked to the police and told them everything i know. >> i still need to know where my daughter is. that's kind of where i am right now. i haven't -- i haven't a clue. >> straight out to jim kirkwood with ktkk news radio joining us
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: this fire occurred in the 3500 block of washington boulevard. it is a commercial facility that is used to turn pallets into basically dust. this commercial chipper apparently caught fire. it is not clear whether it was operating at the time or whether it was operating earlier and the pellets from inside or the salt dust inside of it caused it to catch fire. but flames were leaping nearly 100 feet into the air. you can clearly see it, 10 or 12 miles away. when we arrived on the scene, baltimore county fire officials arrived here rather quickly. and were able to quickly knock down the smoke and flames. there is no reports of injuries here. we do not have a name on this business. but we know that it is off of georgetown road near washington boulevard. firefighters are investigating the cause of this fire. and it appears at this point that the fire is out. back to you on tv hill. >> yeah, firefighters did a good job. thanks, captain mike perry. >>> the crime shocked the baltimore region. a well-liked assistant manager at a dollar store, murdered inside the store. tonight, a pl
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 7:00pm EST
new york newsroom, thanks. >>> now we turn to therama unfolding in washington. tomorrow marks the first public meeting of what's called the financial crisis inquiry commission. a panel set up by congress a lot like the 9/11 commission was to get to the bottom of last year's financial meltdown. the ceos of the biggest banks will be there just as they are about to reward their employees with what could be some record-breaking bonuses. cnbc's david faber he in washington to cover everything that happens tomorrow is here with us tonight. i heard somebody say today for the banking industry, this is like the start of the old watergate hearings, correct or hyperbole? >> perhaps a bit of hyperbole, it's not clear we'll have that kind of dramo or that much on the line, but no doubt tomorrow when you have lloyd blankfein, john mack lynn, jamie dimon and the new ceo of bank of america all in front of this commission, there are going to be a lot of questions asked. it may not be quite as combative as sometimes it is in front of congress. this commission will be operating some time, trying to
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
williams. appeare the washington journal this morning before an audience of the george washington university students. this is 45 minutes. >> host: we welcome juan williams of national public radio and fox news channel. let's get beyond the headlines what we've seen over the last 72 hours with comments from harry reid. is this a teachable moment in race relations as president obama referred to with what he was talking about last summer? >> guest: i think this is. it's interesting also many levels life again part it's generational, stevens, when you talk about teachable moment especially here with ought of the people in the audience laughing when they hear a word like negro i think their paniers cockup. what exactly is he referring to. is this intended as an insult, is that word the equivalent of the n-word? why are people upset about that word and the notion of dialect? again, i think it's rich for exploration and as you say it's teachable. i also think that when people get into an issue like this can color someone is more electable in the opinion of a major political figure like
WETA
Jan 13, 2010 6:30pm EST
, the bankers ce angry americans and pressurerom washington. >> reporter: after bling out the bankers in 2008 d 2009, washington is begiing 2010 by attacking th. philngelides, the chairman of the cris commission, tried to pin downhe c.e.o.s of the nati's big banks, holding them responsible for thr actions in the financial meltdown. beginning wi a goldman sachs stragy of betting against mortgage securities it was selling to clients. that touched off apirited exchan. >> it sounds little bito me like selling a car witfaulty brakes and then bung an insurae policy on the buyers of those cars. it just doest seem to that is a practice at inspires confidce. >> every purchaser oan asset re is an institution probabl professional only investor dicated to this business. >> representing pension fus who have the life savingof police officers, teacher >> tse are the professional investors who wa this expore. >> reporte blankfein argued wall street wamostly a middle man helping package and sell securities thaother sophistited investors were eager to buyand are still bung. >> en today, people are comi
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 12:00pm EST
. reporting from northwest washington, alex trevino, 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> several of our neighbors are desperately trying to learn information about loved ones in haiti. one of our former 9 news now employees, jean michelle used facebook to get his 77-year-old mother on the phone. >> our house collapsed. she's okay but there's nothing in the house that is salvageable. my uncle is also in the house, he's okay. and i asked what are they going to do? where are they going to sleep tonight? she said she didn't know. >> reporter: his mother was outside when the quake hit. and she told jean, that several people stayed away from buildings in order to survive the aftershock. >>> haiti makes up the western third of the island of espanol. the rest of the island is the dominican republic where residents also felt that quake. television stations in the capital of san toe domain mingo showed radio of the people evacuating buildings as the rumbling started. however, no major damage was reported in that city. >>> our coverage of the earthquake in haiti continues on our website. get the latest on w
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2010 1:00pm EST
everyone in washington seems to be talking about. no, not "going rogue." it's "game change." talking to one of the authors coming up next. what does he have to say about the reaction coming from insider's account to the twait campaign? stay with us. ♪ wellbeing. we're all striving for it. purina cat chow helps you nuture it in your cat... with a full family of excellent nutrition... and helpful resources. ♪ purina cat chow. share a better life. >>> we continue to following breaking news out of haiti. right now in port-au-prince, an untold number of people are still trapped after that massive earthquake caused thousands of buildings to collapse. gilian thorpe was trapped in a collapsed building for ten hours. her husband, frank, drove eight hours from the north part of the country to finally get will and pull her safely from the rubble. he described the chaos in the streets saying it was worse than a war zone. >> every other building has collapsed. it is a horrible scene. there are dead people, people dieing on the streets. injured on the streets. there are so many people here that n
CBS
Jan 12, 2010 7:06pm EST
but howard kurtz is the media reporter for the "washington post" and host of cnn's "reliable sources." basically, howie, you can explain what happened. conan o'brien threatened to walk saying he wasn't going to participate in the destruction of late night television at nbc, correct? >> katie, from the moment i heard about this cockamamie compromise that nbc cooked up to undo the original blunder of kicking jay leno off the "tonight show" i figured o'brien would bolt. it's humiliating to wait five years as he did for that prime real estate and be evicted by the very guy you replace. as you know, network television can be a brutal business and conan was not putting out the numbers. younger viewers love him but he lost much of the traditional tonight show audience as he slid into third place. >> couric: howie, stand by because you have the background but some of our viewers don't so let's go back to that report by sandra hughes. >> reporter: last night, conan o'brien's jokes were still on nbc. >> everybody now wants to know what my plans are. everyone's asking me. all i can say is i pla
Univision
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
washington www.univisiondc.com las ultimas noticias lo mas sobresaliente de los deportes el reporte del clima los espectaculos mas calientes del area participa en las ultimas promociones y ofertas de la estacion www.univisiondc.com el portal de los latinos en washington lo explosión de gas en una casa de jalisco méxic no solopáprime provocó la molzción movilización de cuerpo de emergencia si no un consternación. >>> ad ver tims que los imágenes son fuertes. y equipos rescate luchaban desesperadamenteh@áprimer impac escombro. >>> retiran la pierna que estaba sobre él. >>> finalmente hernández fue extraído. Él mismo proof ko sda explosión tras una discusión con su esposa. todo comenzó la mañana de pasado jueves diez de diciembre cuand un joven llegó el cuartel pidieron ayuda porque salvador su pareja le acaba de dar un paliza. >>> la muchacha está estaba mal porque lo había mordido. >>> y decía que iba a ser una tontería la persona su esposo. cuando ls policías llegaron a la vivo anda ahora construido el hombre no solo no quiso salir si no que sus amenaza subien
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 4:00pm EST
biggest deals today. the bankers gather in washington to discuss the financial crisis. >> >> we have news breaking at the bay, that continues. >> the forecast, we have the answer coming up. >> wjz.com, we always have the top stories, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> welcome back. we are looking at what has been a pretty mild day, all things considered. with the wind chill we have had for the last couple of weeks now, we are at a true 39 degrees without the blast of the arctic air. we have 39% of relative humidity. we have the winds coming out of the west. across the state, we have temperatures ranging from 33, 33 and 39. we have near the river, it's ranging around the 40-degree mark, and we have topped out for this day at marshall. we have seen the steady flow of the winds coming in. they are tapping in to the ar the tick air. as you see here in hagerstown, we have a soft pressure flow, we are going to have more and more warm air wrap around that, and we are going to feel more of that in the next few days. because we are so is dry, we have no moisture that is hitting the ground. it is all pushed up
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 5:30am EST
tomorrow in washington d. c. and also in richmond. >>> all right. it is time to get back to work wednesday, and abc wants you to know that the new census office in baltimore is expected to generate about 1400 jobs. so we are told there are plenty of positions still open. if you are interested we will give you the number to call, 1- 866-861-2010. it is 5:34, we are on the road to miami but first we have to hog tie indi on saturday. ravens fans show their purple pride. play like a raven is painted across the city, in baltimore county, howard county, we spotted one right out front of the studio here. the culprits, who are they, members of the ravens front office staff. they're just trying to get you pumped up. as the ravens gear up for game. hartford county leaders are troughing on the team's success, the army is shifting from -- grounds next year. but other defense jobs about 8,000 of them are now in jeopardy. other states including pennsylvania and delaware, they're trying to attract them back. >>> the state of delaware has been very, making a very big pitch. they are only 45 minu
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 3:05am EST
from "the washington post." and it's a scene like many of the ones that are coming out this morning. and the article talks a lot about, you know, the communication. the communications there have really been crippled. and that is part why we don't have casualty estimates coming out of the region. before this earthquake took place, this magnitude 7 earthquake, they had the least developed telecommunications infrastructure in all of latin america and the caribbean. so in essence it was a bad situation going into this and now to hear that all these wires, telephone poles have been knocked down, a lot of information we're getting are from social networking sites like twitter. >> a lot of images coming in through twitter. on a good day it's tough to get in touch with certain people in certain regions of that country. now after this earthquake, it's downright impossible. i've got the "new york daily news" headline. it reads simply "disaster." an absolutely chilling photograph on the front. this woman's face basically just tells the entire tale. this is just one person in one building on on
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